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Parco Nazionale Val Grande

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From Cicogna to Alpe Pra

We hiked from Cicogna to Alpe Pra, it was about one hour uphill (we are fairly used to hiking but not particularly fit now). Alpe Pra is a great refugio - run by volunteers. They... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The park is nice but you do need to have good nerves to reach the top by car ;). There are some walking pad of you go up from the village, and some nice swimming spot when you go down the mountain halfway

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We hiked from Cicogna to Alpe Pra, it was about one hour uphill (we are fairly used to hiking but not particularly fit now). Alpe Pra is a great refugio - run by volunteers. They serve food and drinks at reasonable prices, and the view up there is fantastic! One, big sleeping room with bunk beds for around 14 people,... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The hiking we found was fantastic! We set our gps for the park from Stresa, took la left after Bieno and drove until we found a car park across from a small chapel (don't know the name of the town). We walked a few feet up the road and took the wide trail to the left. From there we hiked... More 

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Suno, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

Val Grande is a large wilderness area in the Nothern Piedmont Alps, that turned into National Park in 1992. It's not for everyone. The trails are steep and sometimes not well marked, you need a map to hike around the park, and good mountain trekking skills. But the reward is great. No cars, no villages, few people met on the... More 

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